verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for guess
Origin of guess
SYNONYMS FOR guess
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OTHER WORDS FROM guess
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH guessguessed , guest
Example sentences from the Web for guess
Um, you know, but my guess is it would be that they’re getting a lot more of that good information from us.
This may be our best guess at eta-Earth yet, but as all the dependencies should make clear, it’ll likely be a moving target for years to come.There Could Be 300 Million (or More) Earth-Like Planets in Our Galaxy|Jason Dorrier|November 8, 2020|Singularity Hub
For example, if the true price was 29 and you guessed 30, while another contestant guessed 20, then they would be the winner even though your guess was technically closer.
Beyond that, everything is just an educated guess, which is exactly why NASA needs to punch an asteroid with a robot.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through October 17)|Singularity Hub Staff|October 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
Asked to put a number on how big those charge-offs could be a year hence, Dimon and Piepszak declined to even venture a guess.How JPMorgan Chase is proceeding with extreme caution—and still making plenty of money|Shawn Tully|October 14, 2020|Fortune
Therefore, we should—you guessed it—develop the Canadian tar sands and build the Keystone pipeline.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alexander is everything Turing is not—gregarious, flirty, and, you guessed it, charming.From ‘The Good Wife’ to ‘The Imitation Game’: Matthew Goode Wages His Charm Offensive|Kevin Fallon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many New Yorkers at the time would have guessed the first development; few the second.
At which point Bassam informs Jamal the rebel leader is willing to (you guessed it) talk.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East|Andrew Romano|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He remembered a footbridge the other volunteers had guessed at.
Alice darted a keen look on the Duke, as if to read his meaning; another on Charles, to know whether she had guessed it rightly.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
He was going to tell her to get it, but she guessed it herself.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus|Laura Lee Hope
He said it over slowly, as one repeats the guessed answer to a riddle, doubtfully.Life in the Iron-Mills|Rebecca Harding Davis
My readers will, however, already have guessed that my mother was no common character.Much Darker Days|Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
Robert guessed it all, and whatever remorseful love could do to soften such a strain and burden he tried to do.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
British Dictionary definitions for guess
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object)
Derived forms of guessguessable, adjectiveguesser, nounguessingly, adverb
Word Origin for guess
Idioms and Phrases with guess
see anyone's guess; educated guess; have another guess coming; your guess is as good as mine.